I Am a Cat Questions and Answers

I Am a Cat

I am a Cat was published at a time of rapid technological, economic, cultural, and social change in Japan and is full of examples reflecting the clash of modern and traditional manners and ideas....

Latest answer posted June 16, 2020, 2:37 am (UTC)

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I Am a Cat

On page 24, the cat says he gets back at a "servant-woman" who keeps throwing him out of the house by sneaking in one more time and eating her dinner of mackerel-pike. Like a human, he rationalizes...

Latest answer posted September 19, 2019, 3:09 pm (UTC)

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I Am a Cat

The cat in the novel I Am a Cat judges the humans around him based on animal behaviors, but he also evaluates them as if he were a nobleman looking down on his subjects. The cat finds the behavior...

Latest answer posted August 27, 2019, 6:05 pm (UTC)

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I Am a Cat

I Am a Cat employs a technique of satire which is now generally known as "Defamiliarization." The Russian term "Ostranenie" is also sometimes used, as the technique was described by the Russian...

Latest answer posted November 22, 2019, 2:57 pm (UTC)

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I Am a Cat

A cat would assume that all faces should be covered with hair because that is true of its own face. Likewise, a cat would perceive the center of the student's face as protruding to a great extent...

Latest answer posted August 24, 2019, 7:24 am (UTC)

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I Am a Cat

In order to provide some guidance for your question, let us begin with a look at how The Oxford Dictionary defines the verb rationalize: “To attempt to explain or justify one’s own or another’s...

Latest answer posted December 3, 2019, 6:38 pm (UTC)

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